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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 14, 2020

When going through the ALTER path, Admin tool currently does not allow explicit changes to the history table, due to Db2 restrictions.

When going through the ALTER path, Admin tool currently does not allow explicit changes to the history table, due to Db2 restrictions. However, Db2 does allow a change to a column's default value on the temporal table without changing the same column's default value on the history table. Since this is allowable by Db2, we should not force the propagation of changes when it is not absolutely necessary to establish the temporal history relationship. 

 

The enhancement request would be: If altering the temporal table, then admin tool could have an option to propagate the change to the history table.